General Accountant
Job Details
Cherry Hills Community Church - Highlands Ranch, CO
Part Time
$18.16 - $23.44 Hourly
Accounting
Description

GENERAL ACCOUNTANT ROLE DESCRIPTION 

The General Accountant resources CHCC to faithfully steward that which God has entrusted to us by completing all aspects of the Accounts Payable function, performing regular cyclical accounting tasks and completing specific projects on an as-needed basis and by maintaining financial policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

                                                                                               

Oversee All Accounts Payable Systems and Vendors

  • Process all incoming requests for payments according to predetermined standards
  • Create, update and process all check request forms
  • Prepare all checks for manager review and signatures
  • Oversee proper signing, mailing and distribution of all checks
  • Process payment information to bank
  • Prepare and file sales and use tax returns
  • Generate and distribute 1099’s

 

Support the Monthly Accounting Close Process 

  • Review and reconcile corporate card accounts
  • Prepare and input general ledger journal entries
  • Execute bank reconciliations for internet accounts 

 

Assist in the Processing of the Weekly Offering

  • Assist Accounting team with midweek cash processes and check scanning
  • Share weekly bank runs (3-4 times/month)

 

Assist in a Successful Annual Audit

  • Prepare audit work papers
  • Respond to auditor inquiries
  • Research questions as needed

 

Assist in Budget Creation and Lead Financial Reporting 

  • Assist Executive Pastor, CFO and Controller in yearly budget creation by pulling historical data
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for budget owners 
  • Prepare monthly restricted and designated account reports for budget owners 
  • Prepare monthly detail reports for CHCC

 

Act in Lead and Backup Roles for Accounting Team 

  • Act as backup to Controller 
  • Provide backup to Staff Accountant 
  • Support various departmental projects/initiatives (i.e. – process automation, system conversions, common chart of accounts, etc.) 
  • Corporate Card program administration

 

Prepare Ad Hoc Monthly Financial Reports for Executive Team, and Finance Committee 

 

Field Questions Regarding Budgeting and Financial Matters 

  • Assist staff with questions regarding financials or financial processes 
  • Assist in the preparation of audit work papers and field questions from audit staff 

 

Assist with Accounting Training for New Staff 

 

Ensure Accurate, Timely Response to Communication Requests (Phone or Email) 

  • Manage email, voicemail and communication requests in a timely, thorough manner 
  • Build trust by maintaining confidence of information 
  • Respond to all communication with professionalism and discretion 

 

Model Servant Leadership and Exhibit a Helpful, Joyful Attitude 

 

Demonstrate a Commitment to Growth 

  • Receive and apply training and development from the Controller and CFO
  • Apply feedback and training practices, techniques and tips 
  • Attend department and all-staff meetings
Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent 
  • Business experience and 1+ year of progressively responsible experience 
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations
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